The best Joanne Woodward’s movies

Joanne Woodward

Joanne Woodward

27/02/1930 (91 años)
Today we present the best Joanne Woodward’s movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen … and that you love! Let’s go there with the best Joanne Woodward’s movies.
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia
7.7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 22/12/1993
  • Character: Sarah Beckett
Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 10/09/1993
  • Character: Narrator (voice)
Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

The Long, Hot Summer

The Long, Hot Summer
7.4/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 03/04/1958
  • Character: Clara Varner
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
7.1/10
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

The Three Faces of Eve

The Three Faces of Eve
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaMystery
  • Release: 23/12/1957
  • Character: Eve White / Eve Black / Jane
A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.

Lucky Them

Lucky Them
6.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 06/09/2013
  • Character: Doris
More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than work, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine’s editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost rock god, Matt Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker, Ellie hits the road in search of answers.

The Drowning Pool

The Drowning Pool
6.5/10
  • Genre: Crime
  • Release: 01/07/1975
  • Character: Iris
Harper is brought to Louisiana to investigate an attempted blackmail scheme. He soon finds out that it involves an old flame of his and her daughter. He eventually finds himself caught in a power struggle between the matriarch of the family and a greedy oil baron, who wants their property. Poor Harper! Things are not as straight-forward as they initially appeared.

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
6.6/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 23/11/1990
  • Character: India Bridge
Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.

Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
7.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 08/05/2015
  • Character: Herself
The world knows Paul Newman as an Academy Award winning actor with a fifty-plus year career as one of the most prolific and revered actors in American Cinema. He was also well known for his philanthropy; Newman's Own has given more than four hundred and thirty million dollars to charities around the world. Yet few know the gasoline-fueled passion that became so important in this complex, multifaceted man's makeup. Newman’s deep-seated passion for racing was so intense it nearly sidelined his acting career. His racing career spanned thirty-five years; Newman won four national championships as a driver and eight championships as an owner. Not bad for a guy who didn't even start racing until he was forty-seven years old.

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying
6.7/10
A college student tries to get rich quick by wooing two wealthy sisters.

The Fugitive Kind

The Fugitive Kind
7.1/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 14/04/1960
  • Character: Carol Cutrere
Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence. Her husband, Jabe M. Torrance, is dying of cancer. Val is pursued by Carol Cutere, the enigmatic local tramp-of-good-family.

Harry & Son

Harry & Son
5.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 02/03/1984
  • Character: Lilly
Widower Harry Keach is a construction worker who was raised to appreciate the importance of working for a living. He takes a dim view of his sensitive son Howard's lackadaisical lifestyle and has a strained relationship with his daughter Nina as he does not approve of her husband. When Harry is fired from his job, his life changes drastically as he is made to focus on the relationships around him.

Paris Blues

Paris Blues
6.8/10
Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. When they meet and fall in love with two young American girls, Lillian and Connie, who are vacationing in France, Ram and Eddie must decide whether they should move back to America with them, or stay in Paris for the freedom it allows them. Ram, who wants to be a serious composer, finds Paris more exciting than America and is reluctant to give up his music for a relationship, and Eddie wants to stay for the city's more tolerant racial atmosphere.

Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood

Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood
7.9/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 01/01/2001
  • Character: Herself (archive footage)
Documentary about the making of 20th Century Fox's 1963 film "Cleopatra," then the most expensive film of all time.

A Big Hand for the Little Lady

A Big Hand for the Little Lady
7.3/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 31/05/1966
  • Character: Mary
A naive traveler in Laredo gets involved in a poker game between the richest men in the area, jeopardizing all the money he has saved for the purpose of settling with his wife and child in San Antonio.

Gayby

Gayby
6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 01/01/2012
  • Character: Jenn's Mother (voice) (uncredited)
Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, Jenn spends her days teaching hot yoga and running errands for her boss. Matt suffers from comic-book writer's block and can't get over his ex-boyfriend. They decide to fulfill a promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way. Can they navigate the serious and unexpected snags they hit as they attempt to get their careers and dating lives back on track in preparation for parenthood? 'Gayby' is an irreverent comedy about friendship, sex, loneliness, and the family you choose.

The End

The End
6.2/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 10/05/1978
  • Character: Jessica Lawson
Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.

The Stripper

The Stripper
6.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 19/06/1963
  • Character: Lila Green
An aging former movie starlet whose Hollywood career went nowhere, now reduced to dancing with a third-rate touring show, finds herself stranded in a small town where she's courted by an infatuated and naive local teenager.

From the Terrace

From the Terrace
6.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 15/07/1960
  • Character: Mary St. John / Mrs. Alfred Eaton
Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and starting over with his true love, the much younger Natalie.

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie
7.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 23/10/1987
  • Character: Amanda Wingfield
A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.

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